Jim Duncan, now executive director of the Colorado Librarian Consortium, offered some needed candor about the Digital Public Library of America for NPR reporter Laura Sydell’s August 19 segment on the DPLA. The reaction from certain NPR commenters online? Nasty bashing of Duncan and other public librarians. One listener, for example, accused public librarians of “hopping on board the […]The post The DPLA and the risks of gentrifying America’s public libraries appeared first on TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics. …read more

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